Gallery: Spanish ‘El Diablo’ Restaurant Grills with Volcanic Heat


On Lanzarote, one of the Spanish Canary Islands, a restaurant has found an ingenious and dramatic source of sustainable cooking heat: they grill over a volcano. If this prompts images of a lava spewing disaster zone rather than a casual dining experience, fear not. The volcano, which last erupted in 1824, gently bubbles away six feet below the ground of El Diablo, cooking traditional Canarian fare at a steady 400 degrees Celsius.

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1 Comment

  1. caeman February 24, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Building top of an active lava pool…this seems just a tad dangerous.

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